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Melania Trump next in long line of first ladies to visit India

Melania Trump next in long line of first ladies to visit India

For decades, America’s first ladies have made India an essential global visit, a sort of rite of passage for the job, either alone or in a supporting role with the president. And next week, first lady Melania Trump is set to travel to India, alongside her husband, President Donald Trump, for a brief, two-day visit…MORE

Anderson Cooper challenges Blagojevich claims in heated interview

Anderson Cooper challenges Blagojevich claims in heated interview

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday declared himself a “political prisoner” in a contentious interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper over the substantial evidence prosecutors used to convict him on a host of public corruption charges. Blagojevich’s sentence was commuted earlier this week by President Donald Trump after the Democrat and former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant…MORE

Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration

Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration

A 5-4 Supreme Court is allowing a rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants to obtain legal status if they use public benefits like food stamps and housing vouchers to go into effect in every state. Last month, a 5-4 court greenlighted the so-called “public charge” rule across the country except for Illinois,…MORE

Here’s how the Nevada caucuses work

Here’s how the Nevada caucuses work

Nevada Democrats head to their precincts Saturday under nationwide scrutiny to participate in the second presidential contest this year using a caucus system. After issues with an app and a communications breakdown led to a meltdown during the Iowa caucuses earlier this month, the Silver State is determined to run and report results properly from…MORE

This week in 9 headlines

This week in 9 headlines

Monday: Trump aims West Coast swing to raise cash and counterprogram Democrats Tuesday: Barr has said he’s considered resigning over Trump’s interference in Justice Department matters, source says Wednesday: Blagojevich thanks Trump for commuting sentence and declares himself a ‘Trump-ocrat’ CNN Poll of Polls: Bernie Sanders tops Democratic field Thursday: Russia is looking to help…MORE

The 5 most likely scenarios in the Nevada caucuses

The 5 most likely scenarios in the Nevada caucuses

The third vote of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary is set for Saturday afternoon, when Nevadans head to caucus sites around the state. So who will win? And who, well, won’t? Below, the five most likely scenarios — with a big caveat: There is very limited quality polling in Nevada, raising the unpredictability quotient. 5.…MORE